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Cars.com cuts 32 Chicago jobs

2:50 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2014

Cars.com cut 32 jobs last week at its Chicago headquarters in a 2.5 percent headcount reduction that comes just months after it was acquired by media giant Gannett....
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Discounts, falling gas prices driving Nov. sales higher

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2014

The U.S. auto industry may post its highest November sales volume since 2001, and one forecaster says light-vehicle transaction prices are on pace to reach the highest level ever for a second consecutive month. Year-end clearance sales and the lowest gasoline prices since 2010 are two big factors behind the forecasts....
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Alex Vetter named new CEO of Cars.com

12:50 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2014

Alex Vetter has been appointed CEO and president of Cars.com by owner Gannett, Cars.com announced today. He replaces longtime president Mitch Golub, who has announced his retirement but is staying on until March....
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Startup CarLister joins rush to digital car-buying

8:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2014

DreamWare, a Web development company with ties to eBay, is launching a car-buying and listing Web application today that allows users to shop and list a used vehicle for sale on any digital platform. The company is the latest to join the hotly contested market for digital car-buying and selling platforms....
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Gannett to buy rest of Cars.com for $1.8 billion as part of digital strategy

8:03 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, said it would take full ownership of Cars.com and spin off its publishing assets into a publicly traded company as it focuses on its digital businesses....
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Automotive News to host dealer conference at NADA

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

Automotive News will host a half-day conference devoted to dealer issues on Jan. 22 in San Francisco at the Hotel InterContinental during the National Automobile Dealers Association convention....
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Shopping sites ratchet up battle against bots

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2014

Internet bots, nefarious software code masquerading as human Web users, are invading online car shopping sites and skewing traffic and other user data. Distorted data often confounds dealerships that are seeing heavy activity on third-party sites but not receiving a proportionate number of leads....
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